[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: busybox, sh and $HOME

From: william maddler news at maddler.net
Date: Fri Feb 9 17:40:13 EET 2007
Zoran Kolic wrote:
>> That was what I did first. But then I noticed the "odd" beahviour ($HOME
>> always pointing to /home/user, instead of what stated in /etc/passwd).
> Maybe you should change $HOME for your shell. Variable is the old one.

I'm not exactly a newbie ;)

I'd be *happy* to do that... BUT... where? Since xterm will "prevent"
.profile from being used? ;)

>> I understand that xterm is not a login shell, that's fine, but *why* not
>> handling the correct $HOME? This sounds kinda strange to me.
> Xterm is app. Shell is invoked from it.

Yes, the *point* is that xterm starts a non login session

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